Willie Sykes (c.1897-1918)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- SYKES, WILLIE. Private. No 265338. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Linthwaite. Son of Mr and Mrs Ned Sykes, 24 The Rock, Linthwaite. Reported missing, presumed killed, near Rheims on 27.7.1918, aged 21 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated SOISSONS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- Linthwaite War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private WILLIE SYKES
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Saturday, July 27, 1918
- age: 21 years
- record ID: 1760359
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #1760359)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #4342727)